LDEQ has expanded its vehicle fleet to include its first electric vehicle. With the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure recently added to the Galvez Parking garage, LDEQ continues to work toward energy-efficient investments with the procurement of a Chevrolet Bolt EV.
Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave an Environmental Justice Small Grant to the Sankofa Wetland Environmental Empowerment Team (SWEET). The grant will fund a project to engage high school students in New Orleans, Louisiana, on wetland habitats and green infrastructure projects.
Lafayette Parish Man Arrested for Knowingly Violating Environmental Permit and Submitting False Reports.
Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Criminal Investigation Section arrested a Lafayette Parish man on two felony violations of Louisiana’s Water Control Law and two felony violations of filing false public records.
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents and business owners in the affected area of the Morganza Spillway to safely secure or remove household chemicals and materials in advance of the Spillway opening June 2.